Grant Program Summary Status Key dates
Skills, Training, Engagement & Practical Support (STEPS)

A joint initiative with Regional Development Victoria that supports communities affected by the 2009 Victorian bush fires.

CLOSED Final round now being assessed
Gardiner Foundation Working in Dairy Communities Small Grants

Regional program that aims to strengthen small Victorian dairy communities, to help build their capacity to deal with local issues, and enhance existing community infrastructure.

CLOSED Applications closed for 2014
Goulburn Valley - McEwen Foundation

Regional program providing funding for charitable projects for rural communities within the Goulburn Valley district, Victoria.

CLOSED Applications closed for 2014
REAPing Rewards - Round 4

National program targeting educational outcomes in rural and remote communities. It supports locally-driven projects and programs that directly benefit people up to 18 years of age, and their educators.

OPEN Applications close 25 August 2014
Culture, Arts, Tourism & Community Heritage (CATCH)

Grants to support activities in the areas of culture, tourism, arts, history and heritage across rural, regional and remote Australia.

CLOSED Applications are currently being assessed
FRRR ABC Heywire Youth Innovation Grants

Grants to help rural communities tackle the issues concerning young people across rural, regional and remote Australia.

CLOSED Applications being assessed
Repair-Restore-Renew (RRR) 2013

The Repair-Restore-Renew (RRR) grants program helps communities in Qld, NSW, VIC and TAS recover from the fires, floods and cyclones that affected communities during 2013.

CLOSED Applications close 1 August 2014
Grants for Resilience & Wellness (GR&W) - Round 6

Program with the specific focus of providing assistance towards community-strengthening and resilience-building projects for communities affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires to build strength and capacity for the future.

OPEN Applications close 3 October 2014
Tackling Tough Times Together - EOI

Tackling Tough Times Together grants will help communities support one another through the drought. This round invites expressions of interest for grants up to $50,000.

CLOSED Applications close 15 August 2014
Tackling Tough Times Together - Round 1

The Tackling Tough Times Together grant program helps communities access the resources they need to support one another through the drought. This round features grants up to $10,000

CLOSED Applications are now being assessed.
ANZ Seeds of Renewal

An ANZ funded program which focuses on enhancing education and employment opportunities in rural, regional and remote areas. Preference is given to projects in communities with fewer than 15,000 people.

OPEN Applications close 26 August 2014
Caring for Ageing Rural Australians (CARA)

A targeted program designed to benefit and support older people living in small rural and remote communities.

CLOSED Applications are now being assessed
Aussie Cotton Farmers Grow Communities

This program allows cotton farmers in Qld or NSW to nominate a community group in their local area to receive a $5,000 grant. Community members can also suggest a group or project for a farmer to nominate.

OPEN Applications close 30 November 2014
Tackling Tough Times Together

The Tackling Tough Times Together (TTTT) grant program helps communities access the resources they need to support one another through the drought. This round features grants up to $10,000

OPEN Applications close 3 October 2014
Back to School (BTS)

National program that helps rural and remote children and young people access quality educational experiences by providing vouchers from Target or local retailers, to students in need, and their families. 

OPEN EOIs will open 1 September 2014
Small Grants for Rural Communities (SGRC) - Round 26

Grants for communities in small rural and remote locations in Australia. Priority is given to communities with a population of 10,000 or fewer.

OPEN Applications open 4 August 2014
Creating Inspiring Rural Community Leadership & Engagement (CIRCLE)

New program focussing on developing the local leadership necessarily to effectively prepare for and respond to change, including structural and economic change and natural disasters.

CLOSED Dates to be confirmed

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